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The Rainbow Tree
The Rainbow Tree Wales is based in Port Talbot and provides Play and Filial Therapy as well as Life Story Work to children and families across South Wales.
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Sally Holland Aug 4
I welcome this young person's consultation from on embedding a whole-school to mental health and emotional well-being. The aims are clear and young people are directed to sources of support right from the start.
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Alison Gopnik Jul 21
Nice piece in the NYT on the benefits of play, reporting on work by Daphna Buchsbaum, Caren Walker and me on pretend play and counterfactuals, as well as Stephanie Carlson (pretending to be Batman empowers you!) & Stahl and Feigenson on play in infants.
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Book Dash Jul 17
It's at Book Dash and we're in the midst of printing season. That means many, many thousands of beautiful, African picturebooks are currently being printed to go to children over the coming months.
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The Rainbow Tree Jun 21
Happy playful fathers day to all the Dads out there.
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Play Wales Jun 16
🌟New issue of Focus on play🌟 To help schools, this new issue considers the crucial role of children’s play in promoting positive mental health and explores ways schools can promote play when they reopen ⏩
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The Big Think Jun 7
Are some of your class returning to school this week? Do you feel anxious about how to meet their needs? Try Circles of CARE - 4 sessions to help everyone start to and in a caring way. Mindfulness Dialogue Journalling Singing
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The Big Think Jun 4
You are an inspirational school community... open, caring and devoted. Your keyworker children were so special.. and your community vicar another supportive voice. Thank for having us!
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Play Wales Jun 4
🌟Play idea of the day🌟 How about going on a bug hunt? 🐜🐌🐞 For more play ideas, visit:
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The Big Think Jun 3
If you are looking for a diverse, inclusive and challenging Relationships Ed programme Try Reimagining British Values Tolerance just isn't good enough. Openness Non-Judgement Celebrating Differences Stories by authors that
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The Big Think Jun 3
We love using picture books as they reflect realities of children globally
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The Big Think May 29
Hundreds of teachers are downloading our FREE Circles of CARE lesson kits helping school communities return in a caring way! We've added a training film offering tips to ensure your Circles are safe, sensitive + inclusive.
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FATHERHOOD - MENTAL HEALTH May 29
WE NEED MORE DADS SPEAKING AT CONFERENCES ABOUT THEIR MENTAL HEALTH!!!!!!! ALSO ANY WHO WANTS TO DO ANY MEDIA AWARENESS FOR INTERNATIONAL FATHERS MENTAL HEALTH DAY JUNE 22ND PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH ME OR
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Anna Freud NCCF Jun 1
As some schools prepare to see more pupils return this week, building & nurturing resilience will be more important. The latest toolkit is full of resources on resilience & coping with change to support you at this time. Download:
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Kirsty Williams Jun 1
We know that many young people are finding the current situation challenging. Today with we’ve launched a toolkit for young people to support them through the coronavirus pandemic.
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@T4CYPCymru Jun 1
The Young Person’s Mental Health Toolkit directs young people, aged 11 - 25, to a variety of online resources that can help them through lockdown & beyond. Take a look on Hwb!
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Play Wales Jun 1
Are you a teacher with an interest in improving children’s play opportunities in your school? 👩‍🏫👨‍🏫 We’ve put together a list of recommended resources to help you. ⏩
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Play Wales May 29
During times of uncertainty, playing helps children to process difficult situations and understand their own feelings and thoughts. To read about what the United Nations says about the importance of play, go to:
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Trauma Informed Schools UK May 28
Excellent briefing from Barnardos with recommendations on rebalancing the education system so it prioritises child welfare and wellbeing, so that it is on a par with academic achievement in the wake of the COVID19 crisis
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Heads Together May 28
"We’ve got to be able to be more open and more able to talk about stuff, stuff that really matters, stuff that affects your everyday life...“ on If you need to talk, you can text Heads Up to 85258 for free, 24/7 support.
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The Big Think May 28
Morning! How about the value of CARE? Caring professions are key workers, a human touch that can't be replaced by AI. Try our FREE Circles of CARE sessions - reconnecting schools in a caring way. Community Appreciation Resilience Empathy pass on
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